Posts Tagged Under: addiction

Narcotics Drugs

Narcotic drugs are classified into two groups.

1 .- Opium and its derivatives, Morphine, Narcotine, Papaverine, and Codeine.

2 .- Their synthetic equivalents, such as Methadone.

Originally it was thought that each of these drugs was not addictive. Subsequently it was shown that all narcotics cause addiction.

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

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Amphetamines Effects

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Amphetamines are the prototype Central Nervous System stimulant ?

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Amphetamines produce mood elevation with increase wakefulness, alertness, concentration, and physical performance ?

Other effects caused by Amphetamines are high blood pressure (systolic and diastolic), more respiratory frequency and less appetite.

These drugs induce tolerance and addiction.

 

(Edited by María Moya Guirao, M.D.)

 

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Formication (English)

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Formication is a tactile hallucination that occur in delirium tremens, cocaine addiction and Infective Psychoses ?

 

(Edited by Dra. Moya Guirao)

Formication

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